See also: produc't
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒd.əkt/, /ˈpɹɒd.ʌkt/
- (General American) enPR: prŏ′dəkt, IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑ.dəkt/, /ˈpɹɑ.dʌkt/
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- Hyphenation: prod‧uct
- Anything that is produced; a result.
- The product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.
- 2014 June 21, “Magician’s brain”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8892:
- The truth is that [Isaac] Newton was very much a product of his time. The colossus of science was not the first king of reason, Keynes wrote after reading Newton’s unpublished manuscripts. Instead “he was the last of the magicians”.
- The amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process.
- A consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances.
- Skill is the product of hours of practice. His reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue.
- (chemistry) A chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
- This is a product of lime and nitric acid.
- (arithmetic) A quantity obtained by multiplication of two or more numbers.
- The product of 2 and 3 is 6. The product of 2, 3, and 4 is 24.
- (mathematics) Any operation or a result thereof which generalises multiplication of numbers, like the multiplicative operation in a ring, product of types or a categorical product.
- Any tangible or intangible good or service that is a result of a process and that is intended for delivery to a customer or end user.
- 2002, Oonagh McDonald with Kevin Keasey, The future of retail banking in Europe, page 146:
- Product innovation is needed to meet changes in society and its requirements for particular types of banking product.
- 2002, Veljko Milutinović with Frédéric Patricelli, E-business and e-challenges, page 133:
- This sort of relationship can improve quality of transportation and can help in negotiations between transportation providers and transportation product users.
- 2006, Teresa Luckey with Joseph Phillips, Software project management for dummies, page 55:
- You can't create a stellar software product unless you know what it is supposed to do. You must work with the stakeholders to create the product scope.
- (countable, uncountable) A commodity offered for sale.
- (cosmetics, uncountable) Any preparation to be applied to the hair, skin, nails, etc. Often specifically a preparation used to hold one's hair in a desired arrangement.
- Wash excess product out of your hair.
- (US, slang) Illegal drugs, especially cocaine, when viewed as a commodity.
- I got some product here – you buying?
Usage notes Edit
- Adjectives often applied to "product": excellent, good, great, inferior, crappy, broken, defective, cheap, expensive, reliable, safe, dangerous, useful, valuable, useless, domestic, national, agricultural, industrial, financial.
Derived terms Edit
- animal product
- attorney's work product
- beauty product
- cap product
- combination product
- condensation product
- dairy product
- direct product
- empty product
- exterior product
- feminine product
- forest product
- free product
- gene product
- health product
- inner product
- inner product space
- ionic product
- Kronecker product
- minimal viable product
- minimum viable product
- natural product
- outer product
- packaged petroleum product
- product differentiation
- product owner
- product ring
- product rule
- product topology
- product variance
- scalar product
- scalar triple product
- semidirect product
- smash product
- solubility product
- tensor product
- universal product code
- Wallis product
- waste product
- wedge product
- work product
Related terms Edit
commodity for sale
amount created by a process
consequence of efforts
result of chemical reaction
any tangible output
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See also Edit
Other terms used in arithmetic operations:
- addition, summation:
- multiplication, factorization:
- root extraction:
Alternative forms Edit
- (before 1996) produkt